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The red clover plant is commonly used as a green manure, but did you know its roots can go down 8 feet? We explore this useful cover crop!
A stand of growing alfalfa can be a future rich nutrient for the soil or fodder for local livestock. We explain how to grow alfalfa yourself!
Not enough people put leaf mulch to use in their gardens, and they should. These lovely gifts from deciduous trees build incredible soil!
The application of straw mulch will help protect your vegetable garden from disease, reduce watering, and more. We discuss this resource!
Wood chip mulch is often recommended, but what does it actually consist of? Is it good for your garden? We explore this topic!
We’re often told to mulch around trees, but there are definitely right ways and wrong ways to do it. We explore your options!
Learning about all the types of mulch is a stepping stone towards your future garden success! We provide in-depth explanation of each kind.
Have you heard of the Back to Eden gardening method? If not, you should. This gardening technique will greatly improve your soil tilth and fertility over time. It promises a …
Let’s get real for a second… Leaf composting is one of the smartest things you can do for your garden. If you haven’t gotten into it yet, or don’t know …
Let’s face it — purchasing mulch at a garden store can get expensive, especially if you have a large area to cover. Whenever possible, I like to keep my gardening …